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Hard work? Of course. But rewarding? Absolutely.What's it like running your own pub?

Unicorns Head

Jez and BethThe Unicorn's Head

A huge fire destroyed The Unicorn’s Head in Langar, Nottingham in 2015 - but, slowly, business owners Jez and Beth Ievins have rebuilt and improved their pub and business is booming. They do it all, while raising their little boy, Hugo. How do they make it work?

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White Horse Banbury

Ken and EileenThe White Horse

When Ken and Eileen took the reins at The White Horse on April 1st, 2015 - “the date seemed entirely appropriate,” says Ken. They were ready to take on any tom foolery and tricks they needed to, in order to get this pub where they envisioned it - at the heart of its community.

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The Stag, Barkston

Sam and Mike LoveridgeThe Stag, Barkston

It took Sam and Mike Loveridge EIGHT years to get behind the bar of The Stag at Barkston. Let's find out why...

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What you can expect when working with us

  • Independent, family run business
  • 170 years' experience – all shared with you
  • 3 year Tenancy
  • Landlord and Tenant protected
  • Tailored support
  • Freedom to run your business, your way

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Dan Wiles - The Dove

Dan WilesThe Dove

Dan Wiles was just 29-years-old, but even then, his impressive CV told the story of a young man steeped in the ways of pubs, catering and pub management. Everards had chosen him specifically to take over this Leicester Pub.

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Falcon Long Whatton

Paul and EllieFalcon

It’s a small village pub in a small Leicestershire village - but after years of just ticking over, The Falcon Inn in Long Whatton is now soaring. So how have husband and wife team, Paul and Ellie Higginson, made it work?

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Janice FlynnGeorge

Janice Flynn is the no-nonsense landlady of The George pub in Desborough - a pub whose fortunes have been transformed by Janice and her team’s hard work and dedication.

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Alan Pickersgill, The Brunswick Inn Derby

Alan and PhilippeThe Brunswick Inn

A former retail manager, Alan has worked in pubs now for 13 years. Within a year of taking on The Brunswick , it was unrecognisable, winning CAMRA Pub of the Year for two consecutive years!

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The Stamford Arms

Brian RigbyThe Stamford Arms

How do you go from being ready to travel the world; bags packed and money in the bank to deciding to get into the pub trade overnight? Well fast forward 20 years as Brian Rigby who runs The Stamford Arms, a hugely successful village pub in the heart of Groby shares his story with us...

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The BlackHorse, Aylestone

Alan and SarahThe Black Horse

Alan and Sarah run the Black Horse in Ayelstone and despite being experienced in the pub trade they found this pub difficult to settle in to at first, but hear how they worked through it to have a popular pub that they love!

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